On Saturday, July 19, from 4:30 to 8:30pm, Humane Smarts will host an event for the entire family to enjoy at SMARTS Farm, on the corner of F and 15th streets in San Diego's East Village. Butterflies and Camels will be a family-friendly event with hayrides and live camels, butterfly wings for children to wear as well as a petting zoo, chuck wagon and much more. Guests will learn about nature, the environment and creativity within the garden.
Admission to the event is free for teachers, property managers, program managers and youths/families from Father Joe's, Ten Fifty B, YWCA and other organizations serving young people. For others, the cover charge is $10.00 for adults and kids are free (with some limitations). Craft beer and food will be served during the event.
Humane Smarts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2012 by Susan Madden Lankford, a San Diego-area author, photographer, and activist. The mission of Humane Smarts is to open hearts and enrich minds by providing opportunities for creativity and self-sufficiency in San Diego. The organization's primary focus is underserved young people aged five to 15, with a goal to promote life skills and self-esteem by offering programs in photography and other arts, gardening, and academic enrichment.
Tickets for Humane Smart's Butterflies & Camels event can be purchased online brownpapertickets.com/event/750553. SMARTS Farm is located at the corner of F Street and 15th in the “Makers Quarter” of San Diego’s East Village. For more information, visit humanesmarts.org.